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Preview: Midlife Crisis Begins in Kindergarten with Labels Like ADD/ADHD, Slow, Dyslexic, Average, and Even Gifted by Mariaemma Pellulo-Willis, MS

Did you know that midlife crisis begins in kindergarten? Yes, it's true! It is in kindergarten (and sometimes in preschool!) that our society begins the process of teaching children that they are not smart enough, not quick enough, not working to potential, not high enough on the bell curve, not as good as the next [...]

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Midlife Crisis Begins in Kindergarten with Labels Like ADD/ADHD, Slow, Dyslexic, Average, and Even Gifted by Mariaemma Pellulo-Willis, MS

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PREVIEW: Dyslexia? ADD? Or Simply Poor Vision? By Dr. Diana Fatayerji

Most people are aware of the life-changing impact of failing vision in the elderly population. However, visual difficulties can develop early in life and can impact your child academically as well as socially. Visual problems in children are common, occurring in 8% of preschoolers and 25% of school-aged children. The use of glasses and contact [...]

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How to Become an Advocate for Your ADHD Child by Lara Honos-Webb

Once you have determined that you child does have ADHD, it is important that as a parent you become an advocate for your child. You need to ask your child’s teachers what they can do to support your child. Adjustments in the classroom can make big differences in your child’s performance at school. Additionally, your child knows if you have her back or not. Knowing you are going to bat for her, will give him or her more motivation to achieve.

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Shoes That Don’t Fit by Mariaemma Willis, M.S.

Would you force your child to wear shoes that don’t fit? Then why force an education that doesn’t fit! That is what’s happening to hundreds of thousands of school children every day. And those in private schools or homeschooling programs are not automatically better off. As long as children are forced to use a traditional textbook/workbook curriculum without any concern for their learning styles, they might as well be wearing shoes that are too tight, or so loose that they trip over them. An education that doesn’t fit is as painful, or perhaps even more painful, than ill-fitting shoes—after all, an ill-fitting education can scar a child for life.

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PREVIEW: How to Become an Advocate for Your ADHD Child by Lara Honos-Webb

Once you have determined that you child does have ADHD, it is important that as a parent you become an advocate for your child. You need to ask your child’s teachers what they can do to support your child. Adjustments in the classroom can make big differences in your child’s performance at school. Additionally, your [...]

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Top 10 Tips for Parenting ADHD & Spirited Kids by Lara Honos-Webb

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